Lonnie D'Orsa, 96, director of silent-era films, and later a television director, died July 24 in Beverly Hills. D'Orsa began his career after serving in World War I as an assistant to Mack Sennett…
Tom Hulett, 55, concert promoter and personal manager, died July 30 in Los Angeles of cancer. Hulett co-founded the national concert promotion company, Concerts West, in 1967.
Hollywood Records has drafted two key executives for its A&R team with the appointment of Bob Pfeifer and Nick Terzo as vice presidents.
Michael Hanel has been named VP, comedy development, at Columbia Pictures TV, continuing the reconfiguration of the company's creative affairs department under exec VP Jeff Wachtel.
Steven Seagal and Kelly LeBrock, a girl, Arissa, July 24, L.A. Both parents are actors.
Tom Ross, the head of Creative Artists Agency's music department, has filed a multimillion-dollar suit against his former business manager Craig Wald, alleging that the man illegally invested and…
Jay Scott, Canada's preeminent film critic, died Friday of liver failure brought on by complications from AIDS. He was 43.
Michael Silberman has been named the Samuel Goldwyn Co.’s Eastern division sales manager. Silberman, who was with October Films, will handle East Coast booking for such Goldwyn product as “Road…
Terry Hogan and D. Paul Zito, July 10, Barrington, Ill. Bride’s marketing operations manager of Williams Television Time; groom’s director of international sales for Crown Intl. Pictures.
Jody Brockway has joined NBC as director of motion pictures and miniseries, following the exits of longform exex Michael Tenzer and Mindy Green (Daily Variety, July 13). Brockway comes from Hearst…